Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon has produced and co-written a brand new album by Minneapolis band Aero Flynn – take heed to ‘Madeline’ in full beneath.
“This album has been years within the making in a group below Josh [Scott, Aero Flynn frontman],” Vernon tweeted in regards to the album upon its launch on Christmas Day (December 25).
“All of us care in regards to the album, these songs, and this challenge lots. This album fucking fucks. test it out.”
This album has been years within the making in a group below Josh. All of us care in regards to the album, these songs , and this challenge lots. This album fucking fucks. test it out: https://t.co/Euw74yZMpz
— blobtower (@blobtower) December 25, 2020
Elsewhere, Vernon appeared on The Japanese House’s new song ‘Dionne’ from Amber Bain’s ‘Chewing Cotton Wool’ EP, and shared two new Bon Iver songs, April’s ‘PDLIF’ and follow-up ‘AUATC’, the latter a collaboration with Bruce Springsteen and Jenny Lewis.
Reviewing ‘PDLIF’, NME wrote: “It’s understandably a scary time in the meanwhile; however on ‘PDLIF’ Justin Vernon goals to alleviate the collective unease of the nation. It’s pure to really feel nervous – however let Bon Iver soothe you, if just for three minutes.”
Bon Iver additionally lately pledged five per cent of their future royalties to a gender equality initiative.
The proceeds will go to 2 A Billion, an initiative based by the band which goals to finish gender inequality and sexual violence.
“On tour, we’ve been humbled by our companions’ work in direction of bringing gender fairness middle stage and addressing problems with home and sexual violence,” the band wrote in an announcement. “That work should proceed, even as soon as the present is over.”